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Lighting a living room with TV light (4 replies and 3 comments)

FinchBT
2 years ago
FinchBT 2 years ago

Hi Roger 

I'm filming a short film the character has been abandoned by his friends and shunned by his family he sits alone in the living room with only the flickering light coming from the tv illuminating the room.

Id be using a 12mm 2.8 to emphasise his loneliness, how could create the effect that the room is being lit primarily with the light coming from the tv and trying to keep detail in the shadows? 

Thank You 

 

Roger Deakins
2 years ago
Roger Deakins 2 years ago

There are many ways to create a TV light effect. You could use a lamp with a flag waving in front of it or you could use a series of LED strips and a flicker generator. I would suggest experimenting as no one way is necessarily perfect.

FinchBT
2 years ago

Thank you for taking the time to reply, Time to start experimenting especially with the LED strips

jthomsg
2 years ago
jthomsg 2 years ago

There's BTS footage of Roger lighting a similar scene for the film 'Prisoners'. I remember he used an LED panel, a tweenie for a practical, and a meat axe flag... 

FinchBT
2 years ago

Thanks jthomsg I'll check that out

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2 years ago

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